Court Frees Suspected Vandals Of Ekiti Monarch’s Hotel


Suspected hoodlums who vandalized a hotel belonging to Olukere of Ikere-Ekiti, Oba Ganiyu Obasoyin have been freed by an Ado-Ekiti Magistrate Court.
They were arrested and detained by the Police in connection with the
attack on the hotel on December 25 shortly after the hotel was commissioned.
The two suspects, Ayodele Osanyinbola and Babatunde Ayodele were kept in custody pending the receipt of legal advice from the office of the Director of Public Prosecution (DPP).
At the court sitting on Thursday,the DPP, Mr. Gbemiga Adaramola,
disclosed that a legal advice has come from his office to the effect
that the accused have no case to answer.
The Magistrate,Mrs. Doyin Akosile, in a short ruling ordered the release of the accused persons on the strength of the legal advice from the DPP.
The Olukere and five others were remanded in prison custody for
alleged complicity in the killing of one Kolade Adefemi in the heat of
the attack on his hotel.
Others remanded with the monarch are Ajewole Sunday,Adetowoju Bode, Kayode Michael,Olowolafe Tola and Aluko Taiwo.
They are due to appear in court again on February 16.


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